Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Banner shows a woman with her hand out signifying a stop to domestic violence
Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Banner shows a woman with her hand out signifying a stop to domestic violence

2017 Domestic Violence Awareness Events Planned

Miami Regionals’ Middletown campus will host a number of events in October to raise Domestic Violence Awareness. All events are free and open to the public.

On display through the month of October across both the Middletown and Hamilton campuses is The Clothesline Project (CLP). CLP, begun on Cape Cod in 1990 to address the issue of violence against women, is a vehicle for women affected by violence to express their emotions by decorating a shirt.

  • In Middletown, the CLP design phase will take place Oct. 2 - Oct. 4, near the bookstore entrance in Johnston Hall. Shirts can be dropped off at any time or made on-site between 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. View shirts designed by the Middletown campus community in honor of women survivors and in memory of victims of various kinds of violence from Oct. 2 - 13.  
  • In Hamilton, the CLP design phase will take place Sept. 25 - Oct. 6, in REN 114, Diversity and Multicultural Services. Shirts can be dropped off at any time or made on-site between 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. View shirts designed by the Hamilton campus community in honor of women survivors and in memory of victims of various kinds of violence from Oct. 2 - 6. This event is supported by SERVE (Students Engaging in Real Volunteer Efforts), MUH Pride, the Office of Multicultural Services, and Student Counseling Services.

Oct. 16, Financial Empowerment Workshop, 1:15 p.m., Johnston Hall, Room 111. Mary Kovach, Asst. Professor in Commerce, will help participants identify and understand financial abuse, learn financial fundamentals, create budget strategies, and develop a strategy to become debt-free.

Oct. 16, Understanding Trauma, 3 p.m., Johnston Hall, Room 111. Domestic Violence involves a pattern of coercive and controlling behavior that your partner uses against you to obtain power and control over you and your life. Feeling safe is the first step in healing from trauma. When you feel ready, talking about what happened with a family member, or friend, or contact your local domestic violence program.  This program is presented by Fran Reese, YWCA Hamilton.

Oct. 18, Sick and Tired of Feeling Sick and Tired?, 1:15 p.m., Johnston Hall, Room 111. In this fact-filled, call to action presentation by Lori Burton-Cluxton of Advantage Point Coaching, you will be taken down a personal path to learn five steps that you will be able to immediately implement to feel more alive, energized and balanced.

Oct. 18, Panel: Open Discussion, 3 p.m., Johnston Hall, Room 111. This panel is an open discussion for students, staff, faculty, and the community.  Topics are open and can include beliefs about domestic violence, how to be valuable bystanders, what to do in potentially violent situations, and what healthy relationships look like.

Oct. 23, Why Our Actions Matter - Reducing Violence on Campus & in the Community, 1:15 p.m., Johnston Hall, Room 111. This program is dedicated to changing cultural norms and beliefs that violence is inevitable. Bystanders have a huge part in reducing the number of people being hurt. This presentation by Ann Brandon of Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence, will help you create a list of proactive behaviors for bystanders and address common barriers when faced with situations that could lead to violence.

Oct. 26, 5th Annual Domestic Violence Awareness Event, 5 p.m., Johnston Hall, Room 142 (Campus Community Center), Come out and hear two great speakers address the needs of survivors and the community while supporting survivors, victims, and families of domestic violence. Information about community resources will be available.

These events are sponsored by the Middletown campus Diversity Council, MMARS: Middletown Men Against Rape and Sexual Assault, Miami Regionals Dean's Office, Miami Regionals Commerce Department, Department of Justice and Community Studies, Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS), SERVE (Students Engaging in Real Volunteer Efforts), and Miami Pride.

For more information on this event, call Mary Kovach at (513)217-4179. Miami Regionals’ Middletown campus is located at 4200 N. University Blvd.

 

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